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Florinef vs. Solu Medrol for Addison's Disease

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Florinef

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Other Names: Fludrocortisone

Solu Medrol

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/ 9,939 posts
Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 12,510 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Fludrocortisone (also called 9 -fluorocortisol) is a synthetic corticosteroid with moderate glucocorticoid potency and much greater mineralocorticoid potency. The brand name in the U.S. and Canada is Florinef... Read more on Wikipedia
Methylprednisolone is a synthetic glucocorticoid or corticosteroid drug. It is marketed in the USA and Canada under the brand names Medrol and Solu-Medrol. It is also available as a generic drug.It is a variant of prednisolone, methylated at carbon 6 of ... Read more on Wikipedia
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By DD DIAGNOSED 11/2008
February 16, 2014
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raising florinef past 100 mcg only after salt has been well...
...You really should have had solumedrol IV during surgery though. The ...adding an extra dose. I see raising florinef past 100 mcg only after salt has been well experiamented with. Can you...
noticing any change in my threshold for anger/frustraion....
...had HUGE doses of solumedrol to stop allergic reactions) in the first ...to snap. I took florinef for years without noticing any change in my threshold for anger/frustraion. However, if it's...
a saline IV, florinef, and solumedrol, while you're still...
...such a fuss that they'll treat you right away with a saline IV, florinef, and solumedrol, while you're still breathing. First aid for shock is to lay down, elevate...
a solu-cortef or solu-medrol drip must be given. Then...
...During surgery a solu-cortef or solu-medrol drip must be given. Then ...all this greatly lowers the risk of adrenal crisis. Florinef should not be increased. You'll be limited on the...
need solucortef or solumedrol. That should get you fixed...
...just tell them you have adrenal insufficiency and you need solucortef or solumedrol. That should get you fixed ...your aldosterone tested and on florinef if you need it will...
taking salt with the florinef. That could be why you...
...mention taking salt with the florinef. That could be why you ...have been done before steroids. An emergency kit of solu medrol is a good idea. Tell him your concern. Addison's...
I was thinking that Solu-Medrol would be better at least...
...here? I was thinking that Solu-Medrol would be better at least for me...as I take Florinef. But then IF I was ...as I couldnt keep down Florinef either. I wonder what I...
prednesone, decadron, and florinef on a daily basis, to...
...by mouth, solucortef IV?? Caitlin takes prednesone, decadron, and florinef on a daily basis, to meet her physiologic needs. ...for her. We use IV solumedrol when she is in crisis,...
out what's the florinef and what's my body getting used...
...to sort out what's the florinef and what's my body getting ...to the huge doses of solumedrol I had several days ago. ...you then totally off the florinef from your recent flare? I'm...
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